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General Atomics to Expand, Add More Staff at North Dakota Flight Test & Training Center

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 20, 2018 — General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems unit is planning to expand its flight test and training center in North Dakota in an effort to address the increasing demand for sensor system testing and flight crew training from U.S. and international clients, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company …

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General Atomics Holds 1st Flight Test at New Facility in North Dakota

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 20, 2017 — A General Atomics business unit has completed the first test flight activity at its recently opened Flight Test and Training Center in Grand Forks, North Dakota, using a Block 5 Predator B/MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday General Atomics Aeronautical …

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Northrop Grumman’s New North Dakota Facility to Support UAS Research, Training

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 25, 2017 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has opened a new autonomous systems research facility at the Grand Sky unmanned aircraft systems business and aviation park in North Dakota in a move to increase support for the Grand Forks Air Force Base, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said …

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Northrop Grumman Donates UAS for Northland College Training Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 26, 2016 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has donated a Bat multi-mission unmanned aircraft system and associated equipment to Northland Community & Technical College in efforts to expand UAS operations in the Red River Valley in North Dakota and Minnesota, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. NCTC said Tuesday it will use the drone to support …

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General Atomics Marks 1st Predator Flight at North Dakota UAS Training Academy

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 1, 2016 — General Atomics has flown a Predator remotely piloted aircraft at its Unmanned Aircraft System Flight Training Academy in North Dakota for the first time as part of its training operations, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the academy seeks to complement RPA training programs at the …

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Northrop, General Atomics to Share ND Runway With AF Under Joint Use Agreement

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 4, 2016 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and General Atomics will share a runway with the U.S. Air Force at the Grand Forks Air Force Base in North Dakota to test new unmanned aerial vehicles, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Sen. John Hoeven’s office (R-N.D.) reported Wednesday the Air Force inked a …

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Battelle-Led Team to Conduct Deep Borehole Drilling Research Project for DOE

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 7, 2016 — Battelle and its partners Schlumberger, Solexperts and the University of North Dakota’s Energy and Environmental Research Center have been chosen by the Energy Department to drill a borehole in North Dakota to test its feasibility for disposal of high-level radioactive waste and development of geothermal …

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Northrop Breaks Ground on UAS R&D Facility at Grand Sky

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 19, 2015 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will operate a new research and development facility for drone technologies at Grand Sky, North Dakota, to serve as the main tenant of the 217-acre unmanned flight application development park, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Construction has begun on the $10 million …

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